WARWICK, R.I. (May 15, 2017) – Together, CME Corp (CME) and Alliant Purchasing (Alliant) are excited to announce an agreement that will provide expedited service and coveted biomedical expertise to Alliant’s network of over 10,000 members.
Partnership to bring in-demand equipment, logistics and biomedical services
CME will offer comprehensive healthcare equipment sourcing, bio-medical services and turnkey logistics to Alliant, a national group purchasing organization and Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) Certified Sponsor with more than $1.6 billion in purchasing power enjoyed by hospitals, surgery centers and other facilities in all 50 states.
Using its nationwide warehousing capabilities and established relationships with more than 1,400 manufacturing partners, CME will also provide manufacturer direct staging, direct-to-site delivery and on-site installation including clean-up. Additionally, CME’s team of biomedical technicians will provide Alliant members with maintenance and advanced back-up service needs, supplementing member biomedical teams if desired. At a time when qualified biomedical technicians are at a premium, Alliant members will have increased access to the experts at CME.
“At CME, we provide solutions across the supply-chain with personalized service and support,” said Don Boone, director, national contracts for CME. “We are excited to increase this commitment by partnering with Alliant and its impressive member network.”
“CME is a perfect partner for Alliant as we consider new opportunities to offer our healthcare clients,’ said Bryce Hughes, Senior Vice President of Alliant’s Sales and Marketing division. “With CME’s proven expertise in the logistics and biomedical services fields, we are well-positioned to handle any equipment requirements in the industry.”
About CME: CME is a comprehensive healthcare equipment and turn-key logistics company providing personalized support and service. With service centers nationwide, that offer more than 1 million medical products from over 1,400 manufacturers, CME works to be a healthcare system’s complete equipment solution providing product selection, procurement, warehousing, assembly, staging, direct-to-site delivery, installation, and biomed services for all of its equipment. For more information, visit https://www.cmecorp.com/.
About Alliant Purchasing: Alliant Purchasing is one of the nation’s most trusted group purchasing organizations. Through every step in the supply chain, Alliant’s expertise unites thousands of institutions with trusted suppliers and recognized professionals for the collective goal of generating symbiotic value. For more information, please visit www.alliantpurchasing.com as well as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram for more information about Alliant.